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Mind*blowing

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“When you make music

or write or create,

it’s really your job

to have mind-blowing,

irresponsible, condomless sex

with whatever idea it is

you’re writing about at the time.”

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~ Lady Gaga

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)         
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thought
in mind
grow a plan
what will make sense
idea
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Tanka:             5-7-5, 7-7
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develop a show
bring the talent together
write a song and dance

plan to awe the audience
end it with a sing along
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Poem:

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what are you thinking of
what are you dreaming of
are you thinking about others
your siblings from other mothers

or are your thoughts always about you
maybe your are a Swift wanna be yahoo
does your mind seek motivation
or do you have a fixation with lachrymation*

poor me, poor me, pour me a drink
or would you be happier dressed in pink
isn’t it wonderful that we have choices
devils and angels, each with their own voices

today, do the next right thing
the choice that will make everyone sing   

     hallelujah                                  (a happy song)

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ME and the Boss

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*lachrymation: shedding tears
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Maturity Required

 

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“You must have

a certain amount

of maturity

to be a poet.

Seldom do sixteen-year-olds

know themselves

well enough.”

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~Erica Jong

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)         (Classic, each word only one syllable.)

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dumb

don’t know

can’t find out

which way is up

young

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Senryu:      5-7-5 ( Haiku with people and their emotions/feelings as a topic)

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tagged with graffiti

anger was his first response

gangs advertisement

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Poem:

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there was this song in my heart
I just could not get it out of my head
it was a feeling I could not get rid of
it had something to do with being in love

it was then that you walked into the room
the happy feelings began to bloom
had the words just needed a melody
harps and trumpets, something heavenly

not my talent, to impatient
I just don’t understand the relation
notes and rhythm to match the words
think I’ll just let singing to the birds

that still leaves me with the feelings for you
I want to be on a lake with you in my canoe
then I hear me strumming my out of tune guitar
the whole picture becomes hazy and bizarre

darn it, shucks, dang blam it, another failure
I know that I will never understand this behavior
despite the ruckus, there is one thing that is true
I will always and forever be in love with you

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ME and the Boss

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

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